Formerly in the collection of the family of Sumiyoshi Hirokata; purchased by Ernest F. Fenollosa from Hirokata just before he died in 1885; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.
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Japanese, Kamakura-Nanbokuchô period, 14th century
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 13: no. 54 (4)
161.5 x 93.3 cm (63 9/16 x 36 3/4 in.) (height x width)
Medium or Technique
Hanging scroll; ink, color and gold on silk